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Santa Monica Pier-latin Jazz, Mambo And Salsa!

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Jul 13, 2008

...floor to the pulsating sounds of cha cha cha, Latin jazz, mambo, rumba and salsa. There were other people on the pier (sand) dancing as well. The Spanish Harlem Orchestra is riding a tremendous wave of popularity that will last for a very long time. The SHO re-introduced the classic sounds of New York salsa to a new generation of music lovers worldwide. The sounds of the Spanish Harlem Orchestra brought back fond memories to the older generations with New York old school “Salsa Dura” (heavy salsa) while paying homage to the legacy of the legendary Manhattan’s Palladium... (more)

Tags: new york, manhattan, jazz, music, santa monica

Bush Taps Away At Civil Rights

By fashionista, published on Jul 11, 2008

... the name of “safety.” We must act. We must defend our constitution.



AM New York July 11, 2008 // Issue 133 // Volume 6


Tags: new york, obama

Jackson Slams Obama On Tv

By D. E. Carson, published on Jul 10, 2008

...Yes and so did Don Imus but he still got fired and his comments weren't nearly as personal or vindictive. Jackson's comments underscore a vindictive attitude toward Obama. I may not like Obama, but he deserves better than just an "I'm sorry, I still support you."

According to the New York Post website, this is exactly what Jackson said that had everyone in an uproar: "See Barack been, um, talking down to black people on this faith based... I want to cut his nuts off. Barack. He's been talking down to black people." The New York Post's website has a video of Jackson's comments... (more)

Tags: new york, san francisco, basketball, religion, obama

Celebrity Tabloids Murder The Newspaper

By Lumiere, published on Jul 8, 2008

While standing in line at the supermarket, one cannot help but notice the rows and rows of tabloids and celebrity photographs staring back at you. If you want to buy the New York Times, or any real, credible newspaper, you actually have to go out of your way to find it. When the tabloid monopoly fills the grocery store isles due to demand, out selling quality newspapers, it causes me to stop and analyze our priorities as a society. The public demand for tabloid news proves that regardless of the size ofa city or town,or the people in it, gossip is like a deadly virus without a cure. Unfortunately,... (more)

Tags: new york, terrorism, environment, shooting, education

Right Up Front...

By Kim, published on Jul 7, 2008

...and "Dance Cadaverous" as a gift to a thankful and ardent audience. An incredibly beautiful arrangement of "Summer in Central Park", by the great man on Vibes - Horace Silver showcased the Chicago quartet; demonstrating the skillful ability to turn this tune - in reference to a park in New York City on its head. Their arrangement was mouth-watering and infectious.

The sheer lush-like movement was wondrous and heavenly. Scott performs with the intensity and earnestness of the Jazz forefathers of the 1960's John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter, and Dizzy Gillespie. While each of... (more)

Tags: new york, jazz, music, restaurant

The Shadow

By DLFerguson, published on Jun 25, 2008

...Tulku who has some pretty formidable powers including telekinetic mastery over The Phurba, a living knife. Cranston becomes the Tulku’s disciple and is taught secrets of the mind, including the ability to cloud men’s minds so that they cannot see him. Cranston then returns to New York City to take up the life he had before, that of a rich, spoiled playboy. But secretly he wages war against crime as The Shadow, using a network of agents to assist him. He’s unknowingly helped out by his uncle, Police Commissioner Wainwright Barth who tends to talk a little too freely ... (more)

Tags: new york, manhattan, movie, police

That's Jazz! At The Hollywood Bowl

By Ricky Ricardo, published on Jun 18, 2008

...were blessed to be in the presence of world renowned photographer Herman Leonard who was hanging out backstage in the Press room.

The Robert Glasper Trio-Robert Glasper-piano, Vincente Archer-bass and Jamire Williams-drums were unknown to me before the festival. This tight trio from New York left a lasting impression playing material from his previous CD’s Canvas and In My Element on the Blue Note Label. I found myself swaying to “FTB,” “Silly Rabbit,” and “Maiden Voyage/Everything In Its Rite Place.”

Comedian Bill Cosby wore many ... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, jazz, nba, hollywood, music

So Close, Yet...

By Ed Attanasio, published on Jun 12, 2008

...he garnered interest from numerous professional scouts. At 6’8”, 240 lbs., Wever was an imposing, fire baller with a great fastball, curve and changeup. When he was on his game, he was virtually unhittable.

After finishing his career at UCSB, Wever was drafted into the New York Yankees organization. In 1982, after winning the Southern League(AA) Pitcher of the Year award, accomplishing the rare Pitcher's Triple Crown (leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts) he made the rare jump from AA to the major leagues.

Wever’s first and only major league ... (more)

Tags: baseball, new york, san francisco, california, education

Some Birds Just Do Not Use Their Wings

By Justin, published on Jun 9, 2008

...and are constantly getting checked into the boards.

To me, it is the only sport that doesn't have a huge fascination with its inner workings. People don't huddle around the screen for the NHL draft. "Woo, mom look the Pittsburgh Penguins are taking Plaxico Burress from the New York Giants!" It just does not happen. Not to say that I don't watch other sports, but they don't enthuse me, they don't get me off of my fat ass and scream when my team scores, or continually bite my finger nails until they bleed because the time is slowly closing in, and it doesn't look like... (more)

Tags: new york, hockey, nhl

Fire Destroys Universal Studios Back Lot

By D. E. Carson, published on Jun 2, 2008 battle the blaze.

The fire, currently under investigation erupted in an unknown area of the famous back lot area of the park. Anyone who has taken the back lot tour of Universal Studios knows that many famous scenes were part of the tour. Among the sights destroyed were: the New York City street set (seen in movies like Bruce Almighty and numerous television shows), courthouse square – the famous focal point of the town of Hill valley in the Back to the Future movies, the King Kong attraction – only the four outer walls of the structure remain in tact.... (more)

Tags: los angeles, new york, france, movie

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